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Weather posed challenge for Marshall men’s golf

Brigham Warf, Reporter

October 10, 2019

The Marshall University men’s golf team finished 14th out of 15 teams at The Health Plan Mountaineer Invitational at Pete Dye Golf Course in Bridgeport, W.Va. this week following weather-related challenges. After the first round of play on the first day of the tournament, the match was suspended...

Herd men’s soccer begins six-game road match streak, heads to No. 5 Charlotte

Taylor Huddleston, Assistant Sports Editor

October 8, 2019

The Marshall University men’s soccer team returns to action  Saturday, Oct. 12 against University of North Carolina-Charlotte 49ers.  The Herd (8-1-1, 3-0-0 C-USA) is on a four-game win streak with victories over Akron, Old Dominion, Dayton and University of Alabama at Birmingham. In its l...

Co-Athletes of the Week: Illal Osmanu (Men’s Soccer) and Armani Levias (Football)

October 8, 2019

ABOUT ILLAL OSMANU: Position: Defense Class: Senior Height: 6’0 Hometown: Accra, Ghana LAST WEEK’S RESULTS: vs. University of Dayton: W 2-0 vs. University of Alabama at  Birmingham: W 6-0 Marshall University’s men’s soccer defensive player Illal Osmanu helped lead the Herd’s defensive end last week, resulting in two straight shutout wins. The Herd defeated University of Dayton 2-0 and University of Alabama at Birmingham 6-0. With those two wins, Osmanu was named Conference USA Defensive Player of the Week. This recognition is his first weekly award. Marshall men’s soccer will now go on the road for six straight road contests including Charlotte, Loyola Marymount, San Diego State, Wright State, Florida Atlantic University and Oakland.    ABOUT ARMANI LEVIAS: Position: Tight End Class: Redshirt Senior Height: 6’4 Weight: 255 lbs. Hometown: Pittsburg, CA LAST WEEK’S RESULTS: vs. Middle Tennessee State  University: 3 Rec., 94 Yds.,  1 TD, 75 Long Marshall University’s redshirt senior tight end football player Armani Levias is this week’s athlete of the week after his performance against Middle Tennessee State University on Saturday. During the game, he caught three passes for a total of 94 yards. Levias’ most noteworthy play was when redshirt sophomore quarterback Isaiah Green threw him a 75-yard pass resulting in a touchdown for the Herd. That 75-yard pass was the longest play of the season for Marshall. Levias’ touchdown reception ended up at No. 5 on the ESPN SportsCenter Top 10 plays....

Women’s golf disappoints in fourth tournament of the year

Grant Goodrich, Reporter

October 8, 2019

Finishing 15th out of 15 teams, the Marshall University women’s golf team competed in the three-day Princess Anne Invitational last weekend in Virginia Beach for its fourth tournament of the fall season. “We played against some really good teams this past tournament,” Head Coach Brooke Burkhammer...

Herd football seeks first conference win of the season

Herd football seeks first conference win of the season

Brigham Warf, Reporter

October 8, 2019

The Old Dominion Monarchs and the Marshall University Thundering Herd will face off in the Military Appreciation Game in Huntington with both teams looking for their first conference win.  The Marshall University football team is coming off a loss last week against Middle Tennessee that dropped the ...

Herd Football vs Middle Tennessee (Gallery)

Richard Crank, Photographer

October 7, 2019

Herd Football vs Middle Tennessee (Gallery)

Marshall outlasts Old Dominion overtime thriller

Marshall outlasts Old Dominion overtime thriller

Mike Dotson, Reporter

October 3, 2019

The Marshall University Thundering Herd women’s soccer team defeated the Old Dominion Monarchs, 3-2 Thursday night at Hoops Family Field. Marshall improves to (4-8-0) on the season and (2-2-0) in Conference USA play. The game started off to a fast pace when Old Dominion's senior Kyra Ricks sent...

Herd baseball headed to Morgantown to face Mountaineers

Herd baseball headed to Morgantown to face Mountaineers

Grant Goodrich, Reporter

October 3, 2019

In its second out of three scheduled fall baseball games, the Marshall Thundering Herd will travel to Morgantown, West Virginia on Friday to play the West Virginia Mountaineers at 6:30 p.m. at Monongalia County Ballpark. “We need to use these games to identify what we need to do better in our fall...

Herd Football vs Cincinnati Gallery

Herd Football vs Cincinnati Gallery

Richard Crank, Photographer

October 3, 2019

Volleyball vs Southern Mississippi Gallery

Volleyball vs Southern Mississippi Gallery

Richard Crank, Photographer

October 2, 2019

The Marshall University volleyball team swept Southern Mississippi on Friday, Sept. 27 at the Cam Henderson Center.

Pita’s six saves secure the Herd’s dominance over Dayton

Taylor Huddleston, Assistant Sports Editor

October 2, 2019

The Marshall men’s soccer team snapped the University of Dayton’s four match win-streak Tuesday evening at Hoops Family Field in Huntington, West Virginia with a final score of 2-0. This win marks the Herd’s first ever win in this series with the Flyers and third clean sheet of the season. Marshall...

Athlete of the week: Marah Abu-Tayeh

Athlete of the week: Marah Abu-Tayeh

Staff Writer, The Parthenon

October 1, 2019

Class: Senior Height: 5’6 Position: Forward Hometown: Williamsville, Illinois LAST WEEK’S RESULTS: vs. Florida International University 2 G, 2 A Marshall women’s soccer senior forward Marah Abu-Tayeh earns this week’s athlete of the week honors after being named Conference USA Co-Offensive...